Land & site works

Find out about your responsibilities and obligations if you're planning site works, earthworks, stream diversion, dam construction or refuse disposal in Taranaki.

Earthworks & stream diversion

Land recontouring and stream diversion require careful management to avoid or mitigate impacts on the environment.
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Vegetation clearance

You do not need a resource consent to remove vegetation from a riverbed to to clear small areas of vegetation from land, as long as Council requirements are met.
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Forestry logging

The impact of logging on freshwater quality, soil health, erosion and sediment must be managed.
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Solid waste disposal

Disposal of industry or trade waste to a land site is likely to require a resource consent (air discharge permit) covering odour, dust and litter control.
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Dams, safety & consents

The Taranaki Regional Council transferred its Building Act responsibilities to Waikato Regional Council in 2008 for efficiency reasons.
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